"I was born and raised here and know it like the palm o..."
I have seen the neighborhood go from a a lower middle class family oriented, ethnically mixed neighborhood in the 60s, to a "third world" country in the 80s. Crime was cleaned up a bit thanks to Guiliani in the 90s, but you still have gangs,... Read more...
"Washington Heights – Best Values in Manhattan, but S..."
Washington Heights is the neighborhood that runs north/south from 155th street to Dyckman Street (the equivalent of 200th Street), and east-west from the Harlem River to the Hudson. Hop the A-train and you can zoom from midtown Manhattan to b... Read more...
"Washington Heights: Upper Upper Manhattan..."
Washington Heights (or Fort Washington, which no one says anymore) runs from a place called Hamilton Heights to Inwood. If you speak Spanish, you will find the Heights friendly indeed. A large Dominican community has enriched the community wit... Read more...
"Affordable Rents But Still Sketchy in Spots..."
Washington Heights is neighborhood on the far northern part of Manhattan. Washington Heights borders Harlem to the South along 155th Street, Inwood to the North along Dyckman Street, the Hudson River to the West, and Harlem River to the East.
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"The Higher You Go, The Better It Gets..."
Washington Heights used to get a bad rep for the crime but as New York City's crime rates have dropped massively, the area has picked up. Basically, the more north you go, the nicer the areas. If you go all the way up to Inwood, it is even nic... Read more...
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Geordie Romer is a Realtor in Leavenworth Washington. He specializes in selling vacation homes in Leavenworth, Plain and Lake Wenatchee. He has been blogging on his own site since 2005 and guest posts for others around the web. In 2013, he rediscovered competitive cycling and if he's not showing houses, he just might be off riding his bike.
Seth Williams (@retipsterseth , G+) is an experienced land investor, commercial real estate banker and residential income property owner. He is also Founder of the REtipster Blog - a real estate information hub offering real world guidance for part time real estate investors.